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“Food and fun!”

Polvo's Mexican Restaurant
Ranked #248 of 3,699 Restaurants in Austin
Certificate of Excellence
Price range: $1 - $20
Cuisines: Mexican, Southwestern
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Restaurant details
Good for: Large groups, Families with children, Kids
Dining options: Lunch, Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Full Bar, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Takeout, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible
Neighborhood: South Austin
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164 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Food and fun!”
Reviewed November 18, 2012

There were 8 of us, so a good size table. Difficult for conversation as restaurant was crowded and noisy. Food was great! I had the beer a Rita.....bottle of Dos Equis in a big margarita. Excellent! Split fajitas with friend and it was plenty of food after I devoured chips and salsa! Tip was included in the tab, probably due to our number.

  • Visited November 2012
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English first
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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54 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
“Truth serum”
Reviewed September 10, 2012

Great margaritas by the pitcher, but watch out! They contain truth serum...try them in peach or mango, and order the puntas de filete and beef fajitas.

Visited May 2012
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Austin, Texas
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7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Good environment”
Reviewed August 23, 2012

Decent food for the price... Good margaritas and quesadillas. Sometimes it takes a while for your food to come.

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Thank Holly C
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Austin, Texas
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17 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
“Weekend Brunch!”
Reviewed August 22, 2012

Another one for the quintessential Austin list; Polvo's has been a favorite of mine for decades. It's a divey little place that is in desperate need of a remodel, but the service is wonderful and the food, the food is consistently excellent. On beautiful mornings and evenings (when it's not 104 degrees) the patio is a great place to hang out. Parking can be a hassle, so be sure to get there early for brunch or late for dinner.

Visited August 2012
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Thank Annette B
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“Meh”
Reviewed August 20, 2012 via mobile

Just okay food. Everything you order comes drowned in sauce. I know there are better places in Austin.....

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